It can be pretty annoying when the screensaver pop in to take over the screen while you were watching video. What solutions do you have in Ubuntu to prevent the screen from going to sleep, or dimming down?
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Google doesn’t provide a Linux desktop client for Google Music. If you are a Linux and Rhythmbox user, here is how you can access Google Music in Rhythmbox.
PixelKit is a premium site where you can find tons of UI kits & design resources. And we have 3 PixelKit annual membership accounts to give away.
The Youtube app for Android doesn’t allow you to play video in the background. Here is how you can listen to YouTube without the video on Android, and run in the background.
While there are lots of applications that allow you to create self-extracting archive, here is how you can do it with the native tool that come in your OS.
MakeGIF Video Capture allows you to easily turn YouTube video into animated GIF. There is no technical knowledge required. All you need to do is to play the video, click Capture, follow by Generate and you will be able to download the animated GIF.
Google has recently released Chromecast, a $35 device that allows you to stream media from (almost) any device to your TV. Will you be getting one?
If you are keen to get your hands on the latest Android 4.3, but your phone’s manufacturer/carrier is not ready to push the update to your phone yet, you can try it out on your desktop, by running Android 4.3 in a virtual machine.
For those who prefer to use the mouse more than the keyboard, you can easily create mouse gestures in Ubuntu to replicate the behavior of keyboard shortcuts. Easystroke is one such tool that allows you to do so.
If you wish to move away from Google Calendar, you can always host your own Calendar server. Owncloud comes with this feature in its recent version.